The CES University Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery program was created in 2018; Its main objective is to train specialists with the highest standards of technical, scientific and human quality.

In addition to the high academic demand and strength in the clinical and surgical area, one of the main approaches it has is research and innovation, as well as the internationalization of the curriculum.

The program has a teaching group of the highest quality and rotation fields of excellence, which will allow the resident to develop the necessary skills to perform as a plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgeon at a local, regional and international level.

We offer a dynamic curriculum, open and ready to change that society requires due to new knowledge, realities of social order and behaviors, in order to minimize the various risks to people's health.

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Know our rates and dates for the year 2021
Inscription: desde el 1 de diciembre de 2020 hasta el 27 de enero de 2021
Exam: 3 de febrero del 2021 (virtual-plataforma Moodle)
Interview: del 8 al 19 de febrero del 2021(virtuales-aulas zoom)
Duration of the program: 8 semestres (4 años)
Registration date: del 22 de febrero al 5 de marzo del 2021
Start of classes: 1 de junio de 2021 (curso de inducción)
Registration PIN cost: $321.300 COP
Total cost per semester: $16.300.000 COP
*El costo del semestre depende de la cantidad de créditos que se matriculen.
*Valores correspondientes a 2021

Documentation required for the registration process:

· Copia del acta de pregrado
· Copia del diploma
· Copia del documento de identidad (ampliado al 150%)
· Foto tamaño 3 x 4 a color, fondo blanco

NOTE: Previous documents or photocopies do not need to be authenticated.

Those forms in which false information is verified, or that are not fully filled out, will not be considered.

You will not be able to carry out the interview if you come to it without the minimum required documentation .

Clinical Postgraduate Assistant
Eliana Andrea Ramírez Marín
Teléfono: (57) (4) 444 05 55 Ext. 1333

Head of Clinical Postgraduate Division
Carolina Cataño Velasquez
Teléfono: (57) (4) 4440555 extensión 1333

Clinical Postgraduate Academic Coordinator
Carolina Arbeláez Arcila
E-mail:éfono: (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1333

Program coordinator
José Enrique Palacio Vélez

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Learn about the characteristics to be part of the Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery program. 

Main fields

We have our own rotation and practice centers and in agreementfor the development of activities. 

of egress

Our specialists are people of integrity, with a complete academic and research training.

Our program is aimed at general practitioners. 

• CES Clinic- Medellín 
• General Hospital of Medellín- Medellín 
• San Vicente Foundation University Hospital - Medellín 
• Hospital Manuel Uribe Ángel - Envigado 
• Noel Children's Clinic - Medellín 
• Medellín Clinic - Medellín 

• Colombian Foundation of Clinical Life Cancer - Medellín 
• IPS CES Sabaneta - Sabaneta 
• Laboratory of Pathology and Cytology Dr. Rodrigo Restrepo - Medellín 
• IQ Interquirófanos- Medellin 
• El Tesoro Operating Rooms - Medellín 
• Bioforma- Medellin

They have knowledge of basic and clinical sciences and skills in plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery techniques. They have high decision-making capacity, which allows them an excellent development of their profession.

They permanently improve their work as doctors and their personal growth, thanks to their research training, they develop reflective thinking, the ability to think and

critical awareness, to contribute to the generation of knowledge and decision-making based on the best available evidence, hand in hand with new technologies.

In addition, they cultivate their skills to transmit knowledge to new generations of doctors, patients and the community, through pedagogical and educational actions.


Know the necessary requirements to access the degree process of our University.

Groups and lines

We offer different research groups to strengthen the knowledge of our professionals.

and scholarships

We offer financing options and scholarships to our students with entities in agreement.

You must:
1. Aprobar todas las asignaturas del plan de estudios y requisitos específicos para cada programa, reportado en acta por el Comité de Promociones.
2. Haber presentado las pruebas vigentes que el Estado determine como de obligatorio cumplimiento.
3. Haber cumplido la exigencia de segunda lengua según lo manifestado en acuerdo de Consejo Superior.

4. Presentar certificado de asistencia a la Cátedra CES.
5. El pago de los derechos de grado, establecidos en los derechos pecuniarios.
6. Haber aprobado el trabajo de grado o de investigación.
7. Paz y salvo con la Universidad por todo concepto.

Main Group: Surgical Research Group (in training) 

Lines of investigation: 

• Facial and body reconstructive microsurgery 

• Surgical medical clinic for cranio-maxillofacial anomalies 

Groups that support the program: 

• Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Public Health Observatory, Health Technologies. 

For financing we have agreements with:
Programa de Fortalecimiento Educativo CES
Banco Pichincha
Fondo Sapiencia
Fincomercio (Fincoeducar)
Fondo Nacional del Ahorro (FNA)

We have our own scholarships and in alliance with the following entities:
Entidades públicas

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Legal information of the program

Program name:
Especialización en Cirugía Plástica, Reconstructiva y Estética

Facultad de Medicina

Program modality:

Program type:

SNIES code:

Qualified Registration:
Resolución 13543 de agosto 15 de 2018


Title awarded:
Especialista en Cirugía Plástica Reconstructiva y Estética

4 años (8 semestres)

2 por año

Total cost per semester:
$16.300.000 COP

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